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3 remanded over Badda woman lynching

  • Published at 04:32 pm July 22nd, 2019
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Police detained the three on Sunday after identifying them from a mobile video footage

Dhaka Chief Metropolitan Magistrate's Court has placed three persons to four days in remands each, for their involvement with the lynching of a woman in Dhaka’s Badda area. 

Judge Dhiman Chandra Mandal passed the order on Monday, after policed produced them before the court seeking a ten day remand petition. 

Earlier on Sunday night, police detained the three after identifying them from a mobile video footage of the mob beating incident.

The detainees are Bappi, Jafor and Shahin.

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Jafor has already given his confessional statement.

On Saturday, the woman was killed by locals, while attempting to enter a school in Badda area of Dhaka.

The deceased, Taslima Begum Renu, 40, lived with her daughter in Mohakhali.

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Her nephew, Syed Nasir Uddin Titu, while identifying the victim to the police said: “My aunt [Taslima] was divorced and was living with her daughter and mother. She visited the school to seek information about admissions and they [the mob] killed her. What were the police doing? I want justice for her death.”

Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Assistant Commissioner (Badda zone) Elin Chowdhury told Dhaka Tribune: "A woman tried to enter a government primary school in Badda area around 9am on Saturday. The guardians thrashed the woman, suspecting her to be a kidnapper. Later, she was sent to Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) where the duty doctor declared her dead."